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Sabrina Simms Robertson, Author at Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper

News

‘Slave Dwelling Project’ stirs up conversations about history

NATCHEZ  — If you look closely enough at the bricks that make up historic places like Melrose, you can sometimes find fingerprints from the people ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Monday, April 19, 2021 2:44 pm

COVID-19

Adams County officials to lift mask mandate on May 1

NATCHEZ — The Adams County Board of Supervisors on Monday voted to rescind the county’s mask mandate but continue holding gathering restrictions at county owned ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Monday, April 19, 2021 12:35 pm

News

Master Gardners host spring plant sale at Co-Lin

The Adams County Master Gardeners hosted their annual spring plant sale outside of Copiah Lincoln Community College’s greenhouse in Natchez. Participants said people lined up ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Saturday, April 17, 2021 11:50 am

Business

Natchez artist opens mobile-making studio amid pandemic

NATCHEZ — Carolyn Weir has a unique craft that no one else in Natchez has and only a few people in the country have. She ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Friday, April 16, 2021 2:19 pm

News

Concordia Parish jury finds Clayton man guilty in killing of his wife, 12-year-old boy

VIDALIA — A Concordia Parish jury found Marvin Watson, of Clayton, guilty of two counts of first-degree murder on Thursday for the June 2019, killing ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Friday, April 16, 2021 12:24 pm

News

International investors from India visit Natchez on economic development trip

NATCHEZ — A group of international investors from India visited Natchez Thursday to tour the area for a multi-faceted economic development prospect. Specifics on the ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Thursday, April 15, 2021 6:14 pm

News

City approves final lease for historic train depot on Broadway Street

NATCHEZ — On Tuesday, the Natchez Mayor and Board of Aldermen voted to execute a lease for the historic train depot on Broadway Street to ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 5:10 pm

News

Lt. Gov. Hosemann addresses American Rescue funds in Natchez, Adams County

NATCHEZ — Soon, Natchez and Adams County officials’ biggest problem will not be getting funds for various projects, but how to effectively spend the large ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 4:58 pm

News

ACCS Drama Club to perform Aladdin Saturday

NATCHEZ — This weekend, Adams County Christian School Drama Club students will finally draw back the curtains for “Aladdin,” a play that has been in ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 5:41 pm

News

CPSB names candidates for Superintendent of parish schools

NATCHEZ — The Concordia Parish School Board President Fred Butcher released the names of eight applicants for the superintendent of school’s position on Tuesday. Butcher ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 5:36 pm

News

Thomas named STAR Student at NHS, chooses Coach Haywood as STAR Teacher

NATCHEZ — Natchez High School senior Dionté Thomas said his primary goal in life is to be successful at anything he does. From an academic ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Monday, April 12, 2021 2:13 pm

News

Library closes for renovations

NATCHEZ — The George W. Armstrong Library will be closed Tuesday through May 17 for interior renovations, Library Director Pam Plummer said Monday. The project ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Monday, April 12, 2021 12:57 pm

News

Adams County man arrested for alleged sex crime with juvenile

NATCHEZ — On Friday Adams County Sheriff’s Office arrested an Adams County man for sexual battery of a juvenile. Greg Franklin Simmons, 41, was arrested ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Monday, April 12, 2021 12:40 pm

Style feature

ACCS graduate excited to reign over Spring Pilgrimage

The 2021 Natchez Garden Club King said he has seen almost every part of the annual Natchez garden club pageant in which local cast members ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Saturday, April 10, 2021 11:29 am

News

CPSB reviewing applicants for new superintendent of schools

VIDALIA — The Concordia Parish School Board is reviewing job applications for its next school superintendent. Meanwhile, Superintendent Whest Shirley continues to work on a ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Friday, April 9, 2021 8:41 pm

Business

Castle restaurant at Dunleith opens soon

NATCHEZ — The Castle restaurant at Dunleith looks to open soon with far more than a “dusted-off” version of the venue locals know and love, ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Friday, April 9, 2021 8:34 pm

News

Morgan Freeman television series filming in Natchez, seeking cast members

NATCHEZ — An upcoming History Channel series to be filmed in Natchez is currently casting for both featured roles and extras. Each episode of the ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Friday, April 9, 2021 8:28 pm

News

ACCS STAR Student, Teacher rise above classroom duties

NATCHEZ — Emma McSwain has been named Adams County Christian School’s STAR Student for the 2020-2021 school year by the Mississippi Economic Council and M.B. ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Thursday, April 8, 2021 12:41 pm

News

U.S. Colored Troops monument proposed for Natchez Memorial Park

NATCHEZ — City of Natchez Mayor Dan Gibson has set out to build a tribute to the United States Colored Troops in Natchez Memorial Park. ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 12:16 pm

News

Natchez Euro Fest Moved to April 17

NATCHEZ — Due to the likelihood of inclement weather this weekend, the Natchez Euro Fest has been moved to April 17, said Mike Marsh, producer ... Read more

by Sabrina Robertson, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 11:46 am

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